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Newsletter October 5, 2017

October 5, 2017     Please FORWARD to a friend or colleague.     SUBSCRIBE

re·pur·posed·MA·TE·RI·ALS (noun) - byproducts and waste that have value "as is" to a second, unrelated industry.  LEARN MORE ABOUT US>>   
In this Edition… Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia
BEFORE:  "We are changing out these single piece baggage bumpers and replacing them with 2 piece bumpers.  These are the bumpers that keep from damaging the side of the plane when we pull up our baggage belt loaders.  We don’t have a need for all these single piece bumpers anymore even though they are still in good shape.” - Brian w/ Southwest Airlines  STATUS:  Brianaccepted our offer, and we know have these for sale!

Q: Like Brian, are you changing out parts or equipment and the old stuff is now obsolete??  We're interested!!  Send details to Damon @ 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>>   

MAKE OFFER...Rubber Bumpers/Fenders.  Qty 39.  7" dia x 34".  2 pallets weighing 900 lbs.  L: Denver  Email Offer for all 39 Bumpers>>
BEFORE:  "I have 50 bags of soy flour salvaged from truck wreck.  I don't think you'd want to use this for human consumption at this point.  I hate to put in a dumpster.  Do you have any interest in this?  I can deliver to one of your locations." - Rose STATUS:  Rose, Yes, send it.  We'll find a home for it!

Q: Like Rose, do you have product that was damaged in shipping??  We're interested!!  Send details to Damon @ 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>>   

MAKE OFFER...Soy Flour Brand:  oneysoy by CHS.  Qty 97 - 50 lbs sacks.  2 pallets weighing 4,850 lbs.  L: Chicago  Email Offer for 2 pallets>>
repurposedINBOX.  "We currently have a government contract for the recycling of materials and we were recently asked about the recycling of bullet proof vests. There are some restrictions so we would have to let them know the reuse/'repurpose'.  Kevlar anything is covered by the Patriot Act so it can't leave the country in any form without approval.  We are looking into options available.  In the past they would go waste to energy incineration." - Brian

Q: Any "repurpose" ideas for the bullet proof vests &/or the Kevlar inside the vests?  Submit Ideas>>

Your Ideas:  "I have a friend who sponsors bullet-proof vests for police dogs. Could this material be recycled into dog vests? They are rather pricey." - Martha Cather

"Sell them to paint ball courses. They can rent them out to help soften the blow on customers." - Dustin in Montana

"When we rebuilt our Police Station we used old vests to line the walls around the reception area. The glass at the receptionists window was bulletproof but the wall were not. This is an internal wall with no masonry. Placing the vests, inside the unfinished wall with phone books in between the vests. Then finish the wall." -Donald Duncan

BEFORE:  "We have a bunch of aluminum honeycomb panels we made for a customer to be walls of their walk in cooler.  They ended up not taking delivery of them.  They have a few dings on the edges from sitting around in warehouse for all these months.  We also have 3 aluminum panels, too." Phil  STATUSPhilaccepted our offer, and we now have the panels for sale.  Watch how they make honeycomb aluminum.  Watch Video>>

Q: Like Phil, do you have finished inventory lying around taking up space?  If yes, Call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>> w/ details.  

Aluminum Honeycomb Panels.  L: Denver  Email Us for Pricing>>  

Your Suggestions "Honeycomb aluminum panels are prized supports for very large paintings.  I forwarded your info to Golden Paints, maker of artist's acrylics and oils, for distribution to their Working Artists program." Pat Scheible  RE: Pat, thanks for forwarding!  

Multi Surface Sealer.  We have 800+ gallons of the super concentrated sealer Zycosil.  L: Denver  Click Here for Product Details>>  

repurposedAPPLICATION"I'd bet you a $100 bill this sealer would make a good dust suppressant.  There are several companies out there using this same type nanotechnology in dust control circles.  You should market to anyone with dust problems.  Oh, and your price is real cheap compared to other dust suppressants!" - Richard Anderson

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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
55 gal Plastic & Steel Drums.  Open tops w/ lids; Tight heads, etc.  L: All 5 Locations  Click for Barrel pricing>>

ourCUSTOMERS:  We sold several plastic barrels to a parachute manufacturer who is using them to test big parachutes.  They fill them with water and drop them out of the airplane.   

BEFORE"We have some metal bins at a customers in Oklahoma City that we are needing to move.  I thought you may be interested, as they are clean, collapsible and very durable.  There is currently about 140 available now." - James STATUS:  James accepted our offer, and the bins are now for sale.  

Q: Like James, do you have product or inventory that you need moved out??  We can help!!  Send Details...Call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>>

Collapsible Metal Bins.  57" x 44" x 42" Qty: 140   L: Dallas  Click for Bin Pricing>>
Rubber Sheets.   Several colors of sheets.  Most sheets around 36" x 36" with some variation.  20,000+ Sq Ft available.  L: Chicago  Click for More Details>> 

repurposedIDEA:  "Your EVA rubber sheets make great flooring underlayment for sound dampening." - Rick Peters Antonucci in Indiana
Particle Board.  We just did a deal for 1,700 sheets (3 truckloads) of 3/4" x 42" x 96" particle board.  This was used as shelving in a big pallet rack setup in a warehouse.  L: Philadelphia  Click Here for Pricing 
Aircraft Steel Cable.  3/16", 1/4", 5/16" unused Galvanized Steel Cable.  Click Here for Cable Prices>>

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Just came across this use for airplane cable – as tensioning cable for a yurt! – cheers!"  - Gail Griswold in Florida  

Selling Assets?  "Damon, We currently have two Nissan 15,000 lb forklifts we are looking to get rid of. Would  you be interested?" - Lee Gallegos  STATUS:Lee accepted our offer, and we picked up the machines yesterday.

Q: Like Lee, do you have idle equipment or machinery you'd like liquidate?  We're buying!!  Call Damon 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>>
Leaf #1...Beverage Filter Cloths.  BEFORE: These super durable filter cloths were used in press filters in the beverage industry to strain things like apple juice.  AFTER: The porous fabric has an ideal "repurpose" as lawn debris tarps for landscapers, golf courses, etc.  Order Online>> 

repurposedPROJECT:  "I can't believe how tough these filter cloths are.  They work great in our landscaping biz!" - Benny Thomas in Virginia
Leaf #2...repurposedSATIFACTION.  "Your old swimming pool cover worked out awesome to cover our landscaping trailer during leaf season last year.  I think I'll be ordering another one for our second trailer.  Not only does is work well, I just feel good about being able to utilize used materials and help keep them out of the landfill." - Pete Morelli in New Hampshire

Pool Covers.  Various Sizes.  
Order Online>>
Portable Duct Heaters.  We have a couple of these used portable 400,000 BTU duct heaters.  L: Atlanta, Dallas  Click for More Info>>
BEFORE:  "We have two Wallco 5’ roller coaters for painting plywood and accompanying Cincinnati Electro Jet Dryers that we don't use anymore.  You interested?" - Alan  AFTER:  Alan accepted our offer, and we now have the units for sale! 
Roller Coaters & Dryers.  Original Mfg:   L: Atlanta  Click for Info & Prices>>

repurposedPRESENTIONS.  SUNDAYThe Material Handling Institute's Executive Summit this year is "focusing on the trends and topics facing supply chain and material handling companies today and over the next 3 - 5 years."  One of the trends MHI sees playing a big role is "repurposing".  Damon Carson spoke in Miami on Sunday presenting the "repurposing" story at the conference.

TUESDAY: "Damon, 
We would like to have you present the keynote address at the Iowa Recycling Association on October 3, 2017.  We are looking at having a re-use track and we feel that you would be a great kickoff for that." - John FosterCity of Dubuque, IA

Q: If you'd like to learn more about having Damon be a part of your next conference or corporate event, Click Here>>
waste/basedBUSINESS.   repurposedMATERIALS is actively seeking opportunities to acquire, partner, or joint venture with companies that have unique, durable niches within the re-use, re-manufacturing, re-blending, re-moval, marketplace.  Contact Us>>

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Chicago Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 550 Hobbie Ave Kankakee, IL 60901

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